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    • La Union board declares calamity state to deal with oil spill 

      Sotelo, Yolanda (Philippine Daily Inquirer, March 2, 2013, on page A8)
      The provincial board of La Union has declared the province under a state of calamity to enable towns affected by the oil spill supposedly from a sunken vessel or another ship to tap their calamity funds for cleanup operations. ...
    • La Union fisherman missing in stormy sea 

      Beleo, Erwin (Manila Bulletin, July 27, 2017, on page 13)
      Rescue teams as of Wednesday afternoon were still searching for a fisherman who went missing at dawn Tuesday off the coast of this city amid rough weather conditions. The missing fisherman was identified as Rodolfo Padilla, ...
    • La Union placed under state of calamity due to oil spill 

      Elias, Jun (The Philippine Star, March 4, 2013, on page A-28)
      The provincial board of La Union, upon the request of Gov. Manuel Ortega, has approved a resolution placing the province under a state of calamity due to the oil spill. Vice Gov. Aureo Nisce told The STAR that provincial ...
    • 'Laboracay' no more 

      Remo, Amy R.; Roa, Ana G. (Philippine Daily Inquirer, April 28, 2018, on page B2-1-B2-2)
      A proclamation signed by President Duterte on Thursday, April 26, placed three barangays in Boracay Island under a state of calamity, thus justifying the six-month closure of this world famous tourist hotspot. Specifically, ...
    • Lack of adequate response to climate change 

      Braid, Florangel Rosario (Manila Bulletin, August 29, 2015, on page 11)
      Despite the fact that more people now recognize that climate change presents a grave threat to society, this has yet to be translated to the desired action. Public opinion has lagged behind. In fact, it has been observed ...
    • Lack of resolve 

      (Philippine Daily Inquirer, May 10, 2018, on page A12)
      President Duterte has a standard response to critics who point out that despite the government’s deferential stance toward China, it has virtually taken over several reefs and islets within the Philippines’ exclusive ...
    • Laguna de Bay bangus industry calls for more restrictive pollution controls 

      Ignacio, Reicelene Joy N. (BusinessWorld, September 25, 2018, on page S1/4)
      The Bangus Industry Stakeholders & Dealers Alliance (BISDA) said the government needs to impose tougher pollution controls on industry and households to ensure the sustainability of the Laguna de Bay fishery, as prices of ...
    • Laguna de Bay fish pens to be dismantled 

      Villanueva, Rhodina (The Philippine Star, December 17, 2016, on page 17)
      Fish pens in Laguna de Bay will be dismantled starting next month, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has announced. “We will clean Laguna Lake by destroying fish pens, but we will pay attention to ...
    • Laguna de Bay in grave peril 

      Cinco, Maricar (Philippine Daily Inquirer, January 5, 2017, on page A1)
      Bayani Enriquez has happy childhood memories of swimming and fishing in Laguna de Bay in the 1980s. Now, the lake is weighed down by shanties, fish pens, illegal reclamation, industrial pollution, sewage and sedimentation. ...
    • Laguna fishers look forward to resolution of impasse 

      Javier, Emil (Manila Bulletin, October 21, 2018, on page B-2)
      After two years of uncertainty, Laguna Lake fish growers now look forward to the resolution of the impasse over the continuing presence of fish pens and cages in Laguna de Bay. They are now ready to fully re-stock their ...
    • Laguna Lake clearing operations in full swing 

      Simeon, Louise Maureen (The Philippine Star, April 2, 2017, on page B2)
      Clearing and dismantling operation at the Laguna Lake will get into full swing starting this month, as the government aims to finish it in time for President Duterte’s second State of the Nation Address. The Laguna Lake ...
    • Laguna Lake ecotourism program can follow Loboc Liver model 

      Ronda, Rainier Allan (The Philippine Star, November 24, 2016, on page B-10)
      The showcase ecological tourism being done in Loboc River in Bohol province can be a model for a similar ecotourism program for Laguna Lake, a University of the Philippines-Los Baños researcher-scientist said.“Real ecotourism, ...
    • Lake Lanao on conservation mode 

      (Malaya, January 27, 2016, on page A2)
      Government has mandated to have all generating power plant units running one week before and after the elections. The Climate Prediction Center of the United States- National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration ...
    • Lake Mainit alliance to protect PH's 4th largest lake 

      Crismundo, Mike U. (Manila Bulletin, July 25, 2015, on page 14)
      A joint, concerted effort to regulate the exploitation and protect the country’s fourth largest lake – Lake Mainit – has been launched that will be composed of the technical working group (TWG) of the Lake Mainit Development ...
    • Lake Sebu fish kill claims P3.9m worth of tilapia 

      (Manila Standard, June 29, 2016, on page A7)
      Around P3.9 million worth of tilapia were destroyed in another major fish kill in lakes Seloton and Sebu in Lake Sebu town in South Cotabato. Justina Navarrete, chief of the South Cotabato Office of the Provincial Agriculturist ...
    • Lake Sebu's coal 

      (Philippine Daily Inquirer, March 17, 2017, on page A13)
      Here’s the rub. Under Region 12’s land use plan, Ned is a watershed area. If mining goes irresponsibly, as what we have witnessed of late, people living in the barangay and close to it would hardly feel its implications. ...
    • Lanao town wins peace by protecting fish areas 

      Tria, John (Manila Standard, November 15, 2018, on page B4)
      In this quaint, sun-kissed town on the shores of Illana Bay in Lanao del Norte, several communities show how working together can lead to cohesion and harmony among Muslim and Christian neighbors. By working together to ...
    • Land reform in Boracay 

      (The Daily Guardian, April 11, 2018, on page 4)
      What was Pres. Duterte’s basis in saying that government is the real owner of Boracay Island and that no private person can formally possess a piece of the island resort through titles? Duterte’s words have something to ...
    • Landbank extends P1-B loan to small farmers, fisherfolk 

      Simeon, Louise Maureen (The Philippine Star, September 2, 2016, on page B-9-B-10)
      State-owned Land Bank of the Philippines is extending P1 billion in loans to farmers, fisherfolk and small enterprises as it pushes for improved financial inclusion. Landbank announced a new loan facility called Empowering ...
    • LandBank raising lending to small farmers, fisherfolk to P115B by 2022 

      Philippine News Agency (PNA) (Panay News, December 28, 2016, on page B1)
      Supporting President Rodrigo Duterte's goal to disperse the growth momentum from Manila to the countryside through the farm sector. New Landbank President Alex Buenaventura said in a statement on Sunday, December 25, that ...